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Our Purpose

The Purpose of the National Eligibility Workers Association:

Professionals Associated through Human Services (NEW: PATHS) is to improve the knowledge, skills, and overall professionalism of its members by providing information, training, and a network of services and support. NEW: PATHS is the only national organization dedicated to improving the well-being of all the eligibility professionals.

Contact Information

If you are interested in learning more about NEW: PATHS, contact one of our members:

Vickie Marzolf
San Joaquin County - HSA
PO Box 201056
Stockton, CA 95201


How to Join

Types of membership

NEW: PATHS membership has expanded from only staff determining benefits entitlement, to include social/human service programs and related employment/supportive services, child support enforcement, or any case management services.  Individual membership is extended to any person employed in any social/human services capacity involving eligibility determination, administration or case management.  Associate membership is extended to any person who is interested in and supports the purpose of the Association.  Agency membership is available to any organization or agency in the field of social welfare that supports the purpose of the Association.

NEW: PATHS Membership offers

All NEW: PATHS members receive periodic newsletters and bulletins on proposed national policy changes, national studies that set standards for competency, the activities of allied professional groups, local and state NEW: PATHS chapters, and discussions regarding solutions to management and casework.  NEW: PATHS has a $1,000.00 group life insurance policy with Horace Mann.  We offer workshops, social activities and the unity of a team with common goals.


The 2012 Officers are: 

President Donna Cobb e-mail:
Vice President Vickie Marzolf e-mail:
Secretary Robin Jones e-mail:
Treasurer Kelly Aaron e-mail:



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